2017-2018 Seminar Schedule

The UCR Political Economy Seminar provides a venue for graduate students and faculty from UCR and elsewhere to engage actively in interdisciplinary and state of the art research in political economy.

For more information, or if you would like to present your work at the seminar, please contact the organizers, Jana Grittersova (jana.grittersova@ucr.edu) and Matthew C Mahutga (matthew.mahutga@ucr.edu).

The Political Economy seminar meets from 3:30 PM–5:00 PM in HUMANITIES 1500, unless otherwise noted.

 

2017-2018

2016-2017

2015-2016

2013-2014

 

Schedule

Speaker

Thursday, October 26th David A. Steinberg, Assistant Professor, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University
The Mass Political Economy of Capital Controls
Co-Sponsored by the UCR Center for Ideas and Society
Friday, February 2nd In Song Kim, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Democracy and Industry-varying Liberalization: Evidence from a New Tariff-line Dataset
Co-Sponsored by the UCR Center for Ideas and Society
Thursday, February 15th Arthur S. Alderson, Allen D. and Polly S. Grimshaw Professor of Sociology, Indiana University
“Urban Development and the World City System: Inter-City Relations and the Fate of U.S. Cities”
Co-Sponsored by the UCR Center for Ideas and Society
Thursday, March 1st Donald Tomaskovic-Devey, Professor of Sociology, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Producing Inequalities: An examination of the workplace generation of earnings inequalities in eleven high income countries
Co-Sponsored by the UCR Blum Initiative on Global and Regional Poverty and UCR Center for Ideas and Society
Thursday, May 3rd
3:10-5:00pm
Humanities 1500
David H. Bearce, Professor of Political Science / International Affairs, University of Colorado at Boulder
Why does the Mass Public Not Believe in Free Trade?
Co-Sponsored by the UCR Center for Ideas and Society
Thursday, May 10th
3:10-5:00pm
Humanities 1500
Hye Young You, Assistant Professor, the Wilf Family Department of Politics at New York University
Legislative Capture? Career Concerns,Revolving Doors, and Policy Biases
Co-Sponsored by the UCR Center for Ideas and Society
Thursday, May 31st
3:10-5:00pm
Humanities 1500
Marion Fourcade, Professor of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley
“The Type and the Grade: On the Institutional Scaffolding of the Judgment of Taste”
Co-Sponsored by the UCR Center for Ideas and Society